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Wasilla High School Bans Song By Gay Rock Legend

An Alaska high school choir was up in arms after the principal banned a song for graduation because it was written by a gay rocker. Wasilla principal Dwight Probasco banned the 1975 Queen hit “Bohemian Rhapsody” from a graduation ceremony after complaints from parents about the sexual orientation of songwriter and lead singer of Queen,…

By: Newser / May 14, 2011

In Death, Elizabeth Taylor Reveals James Dean’s Dark Secret

Elizabeth Taylor knew a painful secret about close friend James Dean—but, in a 1997 interview with Kevin Sessums, she asked the journalist not to reveal it until after her death. In a column for the Daily Beast, Sessums recalls that interview for POZ, a magazine dedicated to AIDS activism. “I loved Jimmy,” she said of…

By: Newser / March 26, 2011

Surgeon Accidentally Cuts Off Man’s …

Men everywhere will be glad to hear that a blundering surgeon who cut off a man’s entire … read more.

By: Newser / April 21, 2010

Why Tabloid Journalism Is A Good Thing

What if it isn’t gossip we’re interested in? What if we really aren’t small- and mean-minded? What if we aren’t scandalmongerers but rather, as we sort through other people’s dirty laundry, erm, truth seekers? Read more

By: Newser / March 28, 2010

Wacked-Out Bride Flashes, Beats Bouncer

A Welsh lesbian wedding party turned saucy, then bloody, and finally litigious when the bride, caught up in a fight with a bar bouncer, bared her breasts, and then struck him in the head with her stiletto heel. No one disputes those facts, but the genesis of the argument is debated: The bride and her…

By: Newser / March 24, 2010

Leonardo DiCaprio Is Helping Kate Winslet Through Her Divorce

Kate Winslet’s best friend and two-time onscreen lover is helping her through her divorce from Sam Mendes. Leonardo DiCaprio and Winslet “were so young when Titanic came out, so it’s fair to say they basically grew up together, professionally at least,” a source tells the Sun. “Kate has always really adored Leo and feels like…

By: Newser / March 17, 2010

Mississippi School Cancels Prom Over Lesbian Date

Mississippi’s Itawamba County School District has decided it would rather cancel an entire high school prom than host one where a lesbian student can wear a tuxedo and bring a female date. The district announced the prom was off after the ACLU pressured it to change its policy and allow Constance McMillen, 18, to bring…

By: Newser / March 11, 2010
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